Do You Speak Italian?
From This Italian Life, by Phyllis Macchioni
CHIAVARI, Italy - If you are one of those who stays up nights studying Italian before embarking on your trip to Italy and you still didn’t understand anything when you get here, all I can say is join the club. It happens to everyone. What Italian teachers don’t tell you is that Italians don’t really speak Italian, I mean they do speak Italian of course, but not all the time. Let me explain... (more...)